How technology is an enabler for growth
Typically new mothers learn about parenting from their own mothers and mothers in law. This is how it worked… until the internet and social media arrived on the scene. Welcome innovation to the space of parenting...
Parenting and celebrating fathers
It was all about fathers this past week as we celebrated father’s day around the world. On the Lagosmums platform, we decided to spotlight fathers and hear from them as they shared the critical part they play when it comes to raising children.
How to raise children with emotional intelligence
As parents, it is your responsibility to raise children who have emotional intelligence. In this article, you will find out that it is not as complex as it sounds. In simple terms, Emotional intelligence is the ability to identify and manage one’s own emotions, as well as the emotions of others. It means you are…
The interesting journey to raising kid entrepreneurs
As an entrepreneur myself, I have learnt so much from my journey of raising kid entrepreneurs. Truly, parents influence their children based on what they know or what they are willing to learn.
How parents kill their children’s confidence
As parents or caregivers, we want our children to grow strong and healthy. We also want them to have healthy confidence and self-esteem. Sometimes, despite our best intentions, we may do things that actually hurt our children’s confidence and self-esteem instead of helping it. Here are five ways parents can kill children’s confidence: . Comparing…
How will you define your parenting style?
There is no exact way to parent and the fact that your parents parented you in a certain way does not mean you will achieve the same result.
Does it still take a village to raise a child?
We all know the popular proverb that says that, “it takes a village to raise a child.” This refers to the fact that it takes more than just the parents to raise a child. Raising a child is a shared responsibility and the role of many people. It was probably easier back in the days of no fences and communal living.
The best school for your child- Tips to help you choose
We all desire that children should attend the best schools where all the right values are imparted and he/she grows up to be a well-rounded individual. When your child is school age, you are faced with the task of choosing a crèche, pre-school, nursery, primary or secondary school; this is all before you get to…
Metrowoman entrepreneur of the week: Yetty Williams
Yetty Williams is the founder of LagosMums, a resource for mothers, parents and caregivers on raising children in the 21st Century. LagosMums is the first Nigerian parenting website dedicated to offering a one-stop destination for parents in Lagos, Nigeria and the Diaspora. It has become a trusted platform for companies and brands that offer products…
Panelists want stricter implementation of cybercrime law at Social Media Week
The Executive Director of Stand To End Rape (STER) initiative, Oluwaseun Osowobi, said that social media has contributed significantly to rape, violence against women and girls.